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Banks discusses FISA reforms with Sinclair Broadcast Group

March 16, 2020

Professor Emeritus William C. Banks says the changes to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act process in the bill would increase accountability for abuses of the system and require the FBI to disclose more information to the court.

Khalil discusses Iran's missile attacks with CNY Central

January 10, 2020

"We would hope now is that cooler heads will prevail within the Trump administration that can reason with the President that the time is now for negotiations rather than further escalation," says Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history.

Launch of Autonomous Systems Policy Insitute featured by local, national and international media

May 7, 2019
Numerous outlets covered the launch and the daylong symposium that brought together scholars, policymakers and industry experts to discuss the rapidly evolving field. 

Reeher discusses NY midterm elections with regional media outlets

November 6, 2018

"If there was a year in which I'd be suspicious of polling numbers, this would be it,” Grant Reeher, professor of political science, tells CNY Central. "The reason is that the models of likely voters have to come from somewhere, and usually they use previous midterms. 2018 is nothing like 2014." 

Reeher discusses Trump's CNY visit, reaction of GOP reps in CNYCentral

August 17, 2018

"For [Elise] Stefanik, she is betting that the district will distinguish and appreciate the nuance of her approach toward the president— of supporting at a distance, in order to help with the district," says Professor of Political Science Grant Reeher.

Reeher discusses local Dem congressional primary with CNY Central

June 26, 2018

"Perez Williams has higher name recognition than [Dana] Balter due to her previous run for mayor. She also has the support of the national party organization. But this is the kind of race in which the actual result might not match polling," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science.

Faricy discusses Pence's visit to Syracuse with CNY Central

June 19, 2018

Chris Faricy, associate professor of political science, says that typically when a vice president comes to town, it's significant and a way for Republicans to raise money and create a buzz. He adds that these visit are "a signal that the establishment Republicans are behind his [the vice president's] candidacy."

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